Dataprobe News:

Major Cost of Downtime Report Released

Published on January 27, 2016

Costs of Downtime, Industry News

An iBoot of Prevention is worth a Truck Roll of Cure. In the new study by IHS Inc. a major research firm,  the cost of downtime for information and communication technology (ICT) reaches $700 billion per year. The report blames network interruptions as the biggest cause of downtime, and organizations average 5 occurrences per month totaling 27 hours. Matthias Machowinski, research director for enterprise…

Hoverboards are not UL Listed! Is your Power Switch?

Published on January 6, 2016

Costs of Downtime, iBoot, Industry News, Security

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With all the news about hoverboards catching fire,  it is clear that we all need to think more about product safety.  Something catches the consumers’ eye, becomes the hot new thing and then literally becomes the hot new thing.  Suddenly there are concerns over safety,  liability  and  insurance coverage.   The case with these hoverboards became acute very quickly.  Now…

New iBoot Firmware Available: Ver 1.3

Published on December 21, 2015

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Applies to:  All iBoot-G2 Series Models:     iBoot-G2, iBoot-G2+, iBoot-G2S, iBoot-DC  Version 1.3 now ready for install Version 1.3 add some exciting new features that users have been asking for, plus additional stability enhancements. Top New Features DHCP Default:  Out of the box ready for DHCP networks.  This makes it easy to set up in DHCP environments.  Just plug…

How to Calculate the Cost of Downtime

Published on December 14, 2015

Costs of Downtime

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You know that downtime is hurting your bottom line, but do you know exactly how much?  Understanding the true cost of downtime is the first step in improving your network and the benchmark by which any solutions can be measured. Dataprobe has produced an eBook and on-line calculator that can get you started in improving your networks reliability. The on-line calculator makes…

New Product Announcement: iBoot-G2S

Published on October 19, 2015

iBoot, Product News

iBoot-G2S Web Power Switch

Dataprobe is proud to introduce our latest addition and new flagship to the iBoot® product family.  Model iBoot-G2S provides the easiest way to add remote power control capabilities to remote sites.  It features a two port network switch built right in.  No more need to pull extra cable, or find a free port on your router to have remote reboot capabilities.  Just…

Dataprobe Supports Reliability at Ellis Island Museum

Published on August 25, 2015

iBoot, Industry News, Unique Applications

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Dataprobe is proud to provide increased reliability to the kiosk and A/V installations at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration Galleries.  Selected by A/V Integrator, Electrosonic, Dataprobe’s iBoot power switches are used to provide power control to the Citizen Narrative and Citizenship Tests exhibits. Electrosonic, headquartered in the UK,   is a worldwide audio-visual company with extensive experience in designing,…

iBoot-WiFi – Cut the Cord to Remote Reboot

Published on February 2, 2015

iBoot, Product News

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iBoot-WiFi extends Dataprobe’s popular remote power switch family with wireless connectivity. Users can now protect critical system from unnecessary downtime without having to pull an additional network cable. Users can now locate remote power control anywhere it is needed, and is ideal for remote devices like overhead projectors, access points and wireless networks. Users can access iBoot-WiFi either directly through…

Securing Access to Shared Resources

Published on August 5, 2014

Education, iBoot, iPIO-8, Unique Applications

Northwestern University’s Shared and Core Facilities Office is responsible for helping to manage hundreds of important pieces of scientific instrumentation. Researches from all across the globe come to NU to study and experiment in fields as wide ranging as Energy, Material Science, and Genomics. Allocating and scheduling in each of these facilities is a challenge shared by administrators in each…

Getting Reboot Right

Published on June 16, 2014

iBoot, iBootBar, Tips and Tricks

If you are using iBoot or one of our other power management products to power cycle your PC or Server, you want to make sure the computer turns back on when power is switched. There are settings in the computer that dictate how the computer will respond when power is first connected to the computer. Those same settings control what…

iBoot-G2+ New Firmware with Cloud Support

Published on May 9, 2014

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Dataprobe is pleased to release the latest firmware for the iBoot-G2+.  This version supports the latest iBoot Cloud Service (iBCS).  Download version  1.21.80 at iBoot-G2+ Support Page.  For more Information on iBCS, watch this video and download this guide.